Whitney  Herefordshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Whitney like this:

WHITNEY, a parish, with a village, in the district of Hay and county of Hereford; on the river Wye, and on the Hereford and Brecon railway, 4¾ miles NE of Hay. It has a post-office under Hereford, and a r. station. Acres, 1,483. Real property, £2,616. Pop., 260. Houses, 53. The manor, with W. Court, belongs to T. Dew, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £200.* Patron, T. Dew, Esq. The church is good; and there is a Baptist chapel.

Whitney through time

Whitney is now part of Herefordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Herefordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Whitney itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Whitney in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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